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Fruit: Apple IPM- Mile-a-Minute | Center For Agriculture

Mile-a-Minute (Persicaria perfoliata) Overview Persicaria perfoliata (mile-a-minute, Asiatic tear-thumb) is an invasive weed species native to India and Eastern Asia. Reports of established populations of mile-a-minute have been confirmed in 17 U. S. states, including Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. This annual, herbaceous weedy vine grows rapidly, as much as …

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Greenhouse & Floriculture: APPs: Useful apps for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Options for Tracking Crop Production and Pest Information There are fee-based apps available to keep track of crop production data (users pay a monthly …

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Greenhouse & Floriculture: Forms - Pest Monitoring …

Posted: (52 years ago) Pest Monitoring Forms A regular pest monitoring program is the basis of IPM decision making, regardless of the control strategies used. By regular monitoring, a scout is able to gather current information on the identity and location of pest problems and to evaluate treatment effectiveness. Below are forms that can be used to monitor insect pests in commercial greenhouses.

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Fact Sheets - Greenhouse Management | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) APPs: Useful apps for greenhouse growers. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Greenhouse Crops. Boom Irrigation Systems. Calculating Costs for Growing Media. Calculations, Conversion Tables, Formulas for Horticulture. Caring for Plants in a Retail Setting. Cleaning and Disinfecting the Greenhouse.

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MyIPM App Update | Center for Agriculture, Food, and the ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 04, 2018  · The MyIPM smartphone app has undergone a major update! Previous to now, separate MyIPM apps were available for different crops and disease/insect scenarios. (See previous news item here.) NOW, these have been rolled into one major upgrade of the MyIPM app, and it is available on both the Play and Apple Stores on your Android or iOS device ...

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Greenhouse & Floriculture: UMass Extension Greenhouse ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The UMass Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program supports the greenhouse industry with research and information on environmentally safe production practices and marketing. With over 1000 commercial greenhouse and flower producing operations growing potted plants, perennials, bedding plants and cut flowers, the program aims is to help …

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Clemson smartphone app series tackles fruit diseases and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Already, the apps have attracted worldwide attention with active users from the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, Brazil, Australia, Morocco, and other countries. “It is important that the app is available free to all growers so they have access to this information regardless of the resources they may have to invest in new technology ...

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Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment at …

Posted: (52 years ago) The Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE) integrates research and outreach education in agriculture, food systems and the environment and is the home of UMass Extension, the Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station and the Water Resources Research Center.

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A Great Idea Ten Years Ago is Still a Great Idea Today ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 05, 2018  · A Great Idea Ten Years Ago is Still a Great Idea Today Celebrating a Decade of 4-H Summer of Science: Animals, Apps and Environment Climate change, over-fishing, biodiversity, deforestation and declining bee populations. Serious stuff. Perhaps these topics are not what you imagine 12-16 year olds spending their summer time thinking about… but you …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Apple Scab | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Apple Scab (Venturia inaequalis) Overview Apple scab is the most important disease of apples in New England, and if left unmanaged, will cause significant damage to fruit and leaves. Infections start in the early spring, initially caused by fungal spores from leaves infected the previous year that lie in or next to an orchard. New ...

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4-H Members Explore UMass | Center for Agriculture, Food ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The 10th annual Explore UMass conference for 4-H members ages 12-16 took place at UMass Amherst, June 24-26. The conference theme was "Animals and Apps". Participants took part in a two day process to develop an app and presented their apps to a panel of judges. The app workshop was sponsored and presented by Tata Consultancy Services Limited.

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Fire Blight (Basic) | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Apple - Fire Blight (Erwinia amylovora) Overview Fire bight (FB) is caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora. Outbreaks in New England are sporadic, but have become more common in recent years. Infection of blossoms occurs during warm weather in conjunction with wetting events. Bacteria then migrate through …

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Mass4H: Mapping and Geospatial Education | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Resources: The Mapping Hour - Series of online classes for youth and adults A fun introduction Star Wars Style Blogs and Articles ArcGIS Storymaps Join the 4-H GIS GPS Community on Facebook Ready, Go, Create a StoryMap Worcester Fair Sample Story Map Explore UMass Story Map Going Places Exploring Spaces Curriculum (out of stock offices have copies.) 2013 …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Codling Moth | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 28, 2020  · See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella) Overview: Larvae cause two types of fruit damage - deep entry, where larvae burrow down into the core of fruit, pushing frass out as they go; and shallow entry where feeding occurs, but no tunneling is present. Both forms of damage render fruit unmarketable. Second …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Powdery Mildew | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Powdery Mildew (Podosphaera leucotricha) Overview Powdery mildew is caused by the fungus Podosphaera leucotricha, which infects the terminal leaves and developing buds of new shoots. Infection begins with overwintering fungus in apple terminal buds. In the spring, infected shoots with shriveled leaves emerge from these …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck (various fungi and Zygophiala jamaicensis) Overview Sooty blotch and flyspeck (SBFS) are, for practical and management purposes, one disease that blemishes the surface of apple fruit, though several fungi may cause the disease. Initial infections start from spores produced primarily from wild

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Apple Maggot | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Apple Maggot Fly (Rhagoletis pomonella) Overview: Female AM deposit single eggs under the skin of apples. Once hatched, larvae tunnel through apple flesh leaving brown trails. Egg-laying punctures are difficult to find unless the fruit is heavily attacked, as are most apples in an abandoned orchard.

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Plum Curculio | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Plum Curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar) Overview: The plum curculio (PC) is generally considered the single most destructive insect pest in orchards. The most recognizable type of wound caused by PC is the half-moon scar produced by ovipositing females. Prior to depositing her egg, the female first uses her mouthparts to cut …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - San Jose Scale | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet San Jose Scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosis) Overview: San Jose Scale (SJS) infested bark has a grey, roughened appearance due to scale insects on limbs and trunk. Infested fruit develop a reddish-purple ring surrounding each spot where a scale settles. ID/Life Cycle: The adult San Jose scale (SJS) females are permanently …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Mites: European Red Mite and Two ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Mites: European red mite (Panonychus ulmi) and two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) Overview (from NETFMG) European red mites (ERM) and Two-spotted spider mites (TSSM) are the two most common mite pests in New England orchards. Spider mites suck leaf fluids and chlorophyll, resulting in "bronzed" foliage.

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Fruit: Apple IPM - European Apple Sawfly | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet European Apple Sawfly (Holocampa testudinea) Overview: EAS larvae feed under apple skin producing a heavily russeted, winding scar often seen on mature fruit at harvest. ID/Life Cycle: The European apple sawfly (EAS) adult is small and looks similar to a small, orange-brown wasp with transparent wings.

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Fruit: Apple IPM- Anatomy of a Decision Support System ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Overview Decision Support Systems (DSS) are online tools meant to provide information to growers, researchers and other agricultural service providers for effective, timely and efficient crop production decisions. Models contained in these DSS range from pest forecasting to horticultural activity timing. Models: A model is a mathematical representation of a response variable to an …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Bitter Rot | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 25, 2020  · See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Bitter Rot (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, C. acutatum and others) Overview Bitter rot of apple is more common in the warm, humid climate of the southeastern U.S., and occurs sporadically in the Northeast. Extensive damage can develop rapidly in New England orchards during periods of prolonged …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Tarnished Plant Bug | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apple IPM - Tarnished Plant Bug pdf See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) Overview (from NETFMG) Tarnished Plant Bug (TPB) feeding up to tight cluster usually results in aborted fruit. Buds fed on from Tight Cluster through Bloom may be scarred. As apple develops, damage appears as deep, sunken areas, conical …

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Greenhouse & Floriculture: Make a Gift to the Extension ...

Posted: (52 years ago) When you make a gift to the Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program, you will be contributing to the New England Florist Credit Association Floriculture Research Endowment Fund. In June 1996, the New England Florist Credit Association Floriculture Research Endowment Fund was established with donations from the New England Florist Credit …

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Fruit: Blueberry IPM - Anthracnose Ripe Rot | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Blueberry - Anthracnose Ripe Rot (Colletotrichum acutatum) ID/Disease Cycle: Blueberry Anthracnose (aka ‘ripe rot’), primarily damages fruit but may also infect twigs and spurs. It causes a salmon or rust-colored berry rot, which can ruin fruit quality. Blossom clusters will turn brown or black.

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Plum Curculio Monitoring Using Lures ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Plum Curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar): Effective plum curculio monitoring using lures: Introduction: One of the greatest challenges to effective management of plum curculio (PC) in commercial apple orchards in the northeast has been to determine the need and timing of insecticide applications that will protect fruit from …

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Fruit: Apple IPM - Oriental Fruit Moth | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Apple – Oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta) Overview (from NETFMG) Native to China, OFM is now found throughout much of the world. The adult OFM is approximately 1/4 inch (6.5mm) long and has a faint gray-brown salt-and-pepper pattern on its wings. Pupae are reddish-brown. Fully developed larvae are about 1/2 …

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Fruit: Blueberry IPM - Witches' Broom | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Blueberry – Witches’ Broom (Pucciniastrum goeppertianum) ID/Disease Cycle: Witches’ Broom (WB) is caused by a rust fungus (P. goeppertianum) that requires two hosts (blueberry and balsam fir) to complete its life cycle. Diseased plants have broom-like masses of swollen, spongy shoots with short inter-nodes.

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Fruit: Blueberry IPM - Botrytis Blight/Gray Mold | Center ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Blueberry – Botrytis Blight/Gray Mold (Botrytis cinerea and B. pseudocinerea) ID/Disease Cycle: Rotted flowers and berries are typically covered with a gray fuzz of mycelium and spores, which gives the disease its name. Infection occurs during bloom on flowers and tender green tissue. Moderate temperatures (60˚F – 68˚F) and …

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Fruit: Blueberry IPM - Mummy Berry | UMass Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 15, 2020  · The fungus overwinters in the mummified fruit on the ground. In early spring, trumpet-shaped fruiting bodies produced on the mummies eject windborne spore that infect young shoots. Frost may increase susceptibility of blueberry shoots to infection. Spores are produced on blighted shoots and are carried to flowers by wind, rain, and pollinators ...

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Fruit: Blueberry IPM - Aphids | Center for Agriculture ...

Posted: (52 years ago) See pdf version link above for illustrated fact sheet Blueberry Aphid (Illinoia pepperi) ID/Life Cycle: There are several species of aphids that can infest blueberries, but Blueberry Aphid (BA) is the most damaging. This is due to their role in transmitting viruses from infected to uninfected blueberry plants. Blueberry Shoestring Virus and Blueberry Scorch Virus are two viruses of …

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Hort Notes 2021 Vol. 32:2 | Center for Agriculture, Food ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Engage garden-minded students at home with fun agricultural projects, apps, interactive maps, and videos through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s …

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2018 Summer of Science "Explore UMass" | Center for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This year’s conference theme is “Animals and Apps”. The planning committee is shaking things up this year with a night at the farm that will include tie dying and an ice cream social. A “Shark Tank” style showcase will close out the conference. Registration opens in March! Cost of camp is $200.00 but only $100.00 for all active MA 4-H members thanks to the Massachusetts 4-H ...

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Mass4H: STEM Challenge/ National Youth Science Day (NYSD ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 4-H is dedicated to providing the hands-on experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) to give kids the life skills they need to succeed today and the career readiness to succeed tomorrow. Programs like the STEM Challenge and the earlier 4-H NYSD events offer youth an opportunity to learn about science in a fun way and spark their interest in all areas of …

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Greenhouse & Floriculture: Pesticide Information (Labels ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Greenhouse Pest and Disease Guides - Smart Phone Web Apps Greenhouse Pest Guide and Greenhouse Disease Guide These guides contains options for using biological control and pesticides. Partial support for this project provided by the New England Florist Association Floriculture Applied Research Fund.

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